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Sacks of endangered seashells seized in boat


A total of 104 jute sacks containing seashells of endangered species were seized last week by Navy men in a boat in waters between this city and Basilan province.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Zamboanga ‘conjugal tents’ seen

CHILDREN at Don Joaquin Enriquez Memorial Sports Complex, home to thousands of evacuees in Zamboanga City.  JULIE S. ALIPALA/INQUIRER MINDANAO

The city government is thinking of building “conjugal spaces” for couples who lack privacy in their own tents in evacuation centers.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

3 suspected Abu Sayyaf extremists arrested in Zamboanga

A supposed attempt by Abu Sayyaf to snatch victims in this city was foiled following the arrest of three suspected bandits on Sunday, the city police said.

Posted: June 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

63 passengers, crew of distressed vessel off Basilan rescued

Members of Army’s Special Forces rescue passengers and crew of JadeStar. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Philippine Army’s 4th Special Forces Battalion

Some 63 passengers and crew of a distressed vessel off Basilan were rescued by the Army’s Special Forces last Sunday.

Posted: June 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Rainy Tuesday in parts of Mindanao

MT Satellite image May 27, 2014, 9:01 a.m. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

With the intertropical convergence zone affecting Southern Mindanao, Soccksargen and Zamboanga Peninsula could experience a cloudy and rainy Tuesday.

Posted: May 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »